It's a tricky time to be pregnant, what with the COVID-19 pandemic. But a child is a blessing as is being pregnant, even if it's challenging. As Mother's Day nears, let's check and see which celebrity mamas are due to give birth and who's just announced that they're expecting.
1. Assunta De Rossi
The 37-year-old actress got pregnant naturally despite having myoma and endometriosis. "Only medical intervention or a miracle can make it happen. This was a miracle!" Assunta wrote. She's currently in her 14th week of pregnancy.
2. Coleen Garcia
On May 1, not-so-newlyweds Coleen Garcia and Billy Crawford finally let everyone in on a secret. Coleen is almost halfway through being pregnant with their first child. They've known since before 2020 started. "It’s been quite a ride since then!" the first time preggo shared.
3. Kryz Uy Slater
Kryz Uy and husband Slater Young have been lucky to squeeze in a babymoon in Siargao when Kryz was just 6 months pregnant. They're now quarantined in their beautiful home in Cebu, waiting for another month till they welcome their first baby.
4. Martine Cajucom Ho
The Sunnies’ creative director announced she’s “growing a human” early in February. Martine Cajucom-Ho announced her pregnancy with a baby bump in a bright orange malliot. She's now 35 weeks into the pregnancy, and her Instagram is filled with sexy pregnant portraits.
5. Max Collins
Max Collins and husband Pancho Magno are having a boy! Currently in Australia, the first-time preggo is keeping herself busy by doing light exercises and prenatal yoga, which can help prepare her for a natural birth. She recently decided to try for a water birth
6. Iya Villania
Just as January ended, Iya Villania and Drew Arellano announced that baby number three is on the way. Now 6 months into her third pregnancy, Iya is still keeping active and exercising at home—and she's not doing it to keep the weight off.
7. Isabel Oli Prats
On March 29, Isabel Oli and husband, actor-director John Prats are due to welcome their third child in July. I can’t help but thank God even in the midst of this pandemic,” Isabel wrote. The couple has two older kids, Feather, 4, and Freedom, 1.
8. Mags Hall Younghusband
Pro-football player Phil Younghusband's wife is 35 weeks into the pregnancy and is thankful for all the support from her family. "I feel empowered, and I believe that every woman who will give birth during this difficult time will have to recognize their strength, their ability, and their purpose. We can do this!" Mags wrote on an Instagram post.
*This story originally appeared on Smartparenting.com.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.